Things I Like: Mordred (Merlin)

Mordred Merlin TV Series

While I was bit puzzled on him at first sight, it didn’t take me long to figure out this was Mordred in the Merlin TV series. Merlin sees him first as a boy, a druid hiding from the King and his guards due to his hatred of magic.

Young Mordred and Morgana Merlin TV Series

Luckily for Mordred, Morgana took pity on him and protected him like she was his mother. In the original stories, she typically was.

Young Mordred escapes Camelot Merlin TV Series

And even Arthur shows him kindness and takes him back to his family. Since the series had a much younger Merlin and Arthur, it was nearly impossible for them to try to make Mordred his son.

Mordred returns Merlin TV Series

After many seasons, he returns in the end. All grown up and Merlin is pissed because the dragon told him he would be Arthur’s doom.

Mordred becomes Knight of the round table Merlin TV Series

But surprisingly to Merlin, Mordred’s actions save the King and he becomes a Knight of Camelot.

Mordred's girlfriend Merlin TV Series

It all goes well until Mordred’s “beloved” ends up doing some evil magic and is put to death by the King.

Mordred and Morgana Merlin TV Series

So he returns to the evil side of magic and allies with Morgana. Especially as Morgana is looking for “Emrys”.

Mordred killed by king arthur Merlin TV Series

He manages to fatally wound Arthur, but the King manages to kill him. While not my favorite version of Mordred, I thought he was a decent incarnation.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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